Youth Fashion Summit partners with UN Global Compact

2017/12 16 15:12

Courtesy: Youth Fashion Summit The Youth Fashion Summit has joined hands with the United Nations Global Compact. The partnership takes form as a two-year student programme, which sets out to challenge the 100 most talented students in the fashion industry to create a framework for the industry on how to reach two of the Sustainable […]

Novozymes launches open innovation initiative HelloScience

2017/10 17 18:10

Novozymes, the Denmark based company dedicated to enzymes and microbes, has launched its new open innovation initiative, HelloScience, inviting collaboration on global challenges. The initiative aims to foster collaboration across borders, expertise and technologies on serious global challenges such as those addressed in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.Complex problems require advanced solutions and new ways […]

Trimit & PA Group USA set to enhance fashion software

2017/09 10 05:09

Trimit, a leading global provider of industry-specific software solutions, and PA Group USA, a gold certified partner for Microsoft Dynamics ERP, have formed a partnership that will enable PA Group to enhance Microsoft Dynamics NAV with Trimit’s gold standard industry-specific functionalities for fashion, apparel, and home furnishings companies. In a world driven by competition, costs, […]

7.5% of global fashion industry commits to circularity

2017/08 25 10:08

As many as 64 fashion companies forming 7.5 per cent of the global fashion industry have committed to follow a circular fashion system. These companies represent 143 fashion brands. Global Fashion Agenda, a non-profit organisation, has taken the initiative to mobilise the global fashion system to change the way to produce, market and consume fashion. […]

Global Fashion Agenda welcomes Bestseller

2017/08 12 12:08

Global Fashion Agenda has announced the joining of Bestseller as its new strategic partner. In collaboration with other strategic partners, Global Fashion Agenda aims to mobilise the global fashion system to change the way we produce, market and consume fashion. Global Fashion Agenda operates as a leadership forum steering global sustainability conversation. The global non-profit […]

Designer Kristine Mandsberg to present works at CIFF KIDS

2017/06 17 12:06

Courtesy: CIFF Kids Danish textile designer Kristine Mandsberg will showcase her works for the Spring/Summer 2018 edition of Copenhagen International Fashion Fair (CIFF) KIDS that will begin from August 9, 2017. Mandsberg will create an artwork for a limited edition set of t-shirts provided by Green Cotton. The three-day event will host talks on various […]

Copenhagen Fashion Summit wins Fashion Communicator award

2017/05 25 08:05

Courtesy: Copenhagen Fashion Summit The Copenhagen Fashion Summit, which was recently held in Denmark, has won the Fashion Communicator of the Year award for our on-going efforts to put sustainability on the global fashion agenda at the Danish Elle Style Awards. Several leading fashion industry companies also signed the Call to Action for a Circular […]

Apparel, footwear use may rise by 63% in 2030: Report

2017/05 23 06:05

The apparel and footwear consumption is projected to rise by 63 per cent, to 102 million tons in 2030, increasing the need for fashion industry to address its environmental and social footprint, says a recent report. The fashion industry has a clear opportunity to act differently, pursuing profit and growth while also creating new value […]

Copenhagen Summit pushes for Circular Fashion System

2017/05 20 13:05

Courtesy: Copenhagen Fashion Summit A significant outcome of the 2017 Copenhagen Fashion Summit that was recently held in Denmark was the launch of the Call to Action for a Circular Fashion System, which urged fashion brands and retailers to sign a letter of commitment to increase the volume of textiles collected, reused and recycled. More […]

Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2017 commits to recycling

2017/05 15 11:05

Copenhagen Fashion Summit, the fifth edition of the leading event on fashion sustainability, held on May 11, 2017, saw key players of the fashion industry signing call to action by Global Fashion Agenda. The companies are set to create a unified effort among fashion brands and retailers to increase recycling of garments for a circular […]

Students to deliver UN Resolution at Youth Fashion Summit

2017/05 08 10:05

Courtesy: Copenhagen Fashion Summit The next generation of fashion leaders from around the globe will gather for this year's Copenhagen Fashion Summit, where young talents will draft and negotiate the first-ever United Nations resolution on fashion. They will engage in discussions about the challenged industry and how to address the major problems of fashion manufacturing […]

Bestseller to make its supply chain transparent

2017/05 08 10:05

Courtesy: Bestseller Danish fashion retailer Bestseller has taken initiative towards making its supplier factory information available to the public. Bestseller strives for a sustainable development in the fashion industry by developing suppliers in a more sustainable direction and inspiring customers to make more conscious choices by offering more sustainable products. "Bestseller will begin the process […]